Principles of Managerial Finance
Gitman • Zutter • Al Roubaie • Elali
This new text brings financial theories and concepts alive for students and practitioners of finance in the Arab region. With an emphasis on the real-life application of financial knowledge in a modern business setting, this text prepares learners for a successful future career in the industry and is an excellent resource for those studying for a professional financial qualification in the Middle East. Especially developed to reflect the institutions, legal regimes and culture that govern finance in the Arab region, this is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the complexities of managerial finance in the Arab World.
Publishing: June 2013
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Lawrence J. Gitman is an emeritus professor of finance at San Diego State University. Dr. Gitman has published more than 50 articles in scholarly
journals as well as textbooks covering undergraduate- and graduate-level corporate finance, investments, personal finance, and introduction to business. Dr. Gitman is past president of the Academy of Financial Services, the San Diego Chapter of the Financial Executives Institute, the Midwest Finance Association, and the FMA National Honor Society.Dr. Gitman served as Vice-President of Financial Education of the Financial Management Association.
Chad J. Zutter is an associate professor of finance at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Zutter recently won the Jensen Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics and has also won a best paper award from the Journal of Corporate Finance. His research has a practical, applied focus and has been the subject of feature stories in, among other prominent outlets, The Economist and CFO Magazine. His papers have been cited in arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court and in consultation with companies such as Google and Intel. Dr. Zutter has also won teaching awards at Indiana University and the University of Pittsburgh.
Wajeeh Elali is a professor of corporate finance and Vice President for Administration and Finance at Ahlia University, Bahrain. He joined Ahlia University after more than a decade teaching at McGill University, Canada. He has also taught various corporate finance and business economics courses at Northeastern University (U.S.A.) and Concordia University (Canada). His educational accomplishments include an MA in Economics from Northeastern University (U.S.A.), and a PhD in Finance from the University of Westminster, London (U.K.).
Dr. Amer Al-Roubaie is currently holding the position of the Dean of the College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain. He obtained his doctorate in economics from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He taught economics and finance at universities in North America, Asia, and the Middle East. Besides economics, his expertise is in the fields of knowledge-based development, Islamic banking and finance, development economics, globalization, and international business.